Renovation church staff

  • DAVID SORN - Lead Pastor

    David is a graduate of St. John's University & Bethel Seminary. Before founding Renovation Church, he was a High School Youth Pastor at Constance Free Church in Andover for 5 years. He has been married to his wife Lindsey for 14 years, and they are parents to Jeremiah, Liviana, and Lincoln. David loves running, reading, and the MN Timberwolves. Contact David at:

  • Zach Foty - Worship Pastor

    Zach started leading worship at Ridgewood Church in Minnetonka at the age of 16. He also leads worship for many camps and conferences with his band Seventh Hour. A man of many talents, Zach is also a professional audio engineer in his spare time. Zach is married to his wife Ali and is a father to Weston and Avery. Contact Zach at:

  • Rachel Cheney - Director of ministries

    Rachel oversees our Volunteer Ministries, Missions Department, and some of our staff.  She also is our Youth Pastor for 6th - 12th graders. Rachel is a graduate of Concordia College in Moorhead, MN. She is married to her husband Michael and enjoys playing musical instruments, running, and reading. Contact Rachel at:

  • Alissa Speck - children's pastor

    Alissa is a graduate of Minnesota State University, Mankato with a degree in Business and Marketing. She has been involved in children’s ministries as early as she can remember. Alissa is married to her husband Ryan, and they have a son Carson. She enjoys finding a good deal shopping, hanging out with friends and family, and being outside. You can contact Alissa at:

  • kiah ortman - Graphic Designer

    Kiah graduated from the University of Northwestern, St. Paul with a degree in Graphic Design, and studied Art and Design through the NYCAMS program in New York City. She enjoys life with her husband Ben and their spunky Shih Tzu named Savannah. In her spare time she enjoys a good cup of coffee and making things for her small business Tomatz Design. You can contact Kiah at:

  • Bekah arrasmith - Administrative assistant

    Bekah grew up in Northwest Indiana and moved to Minnesota in 2013. She graduated with a Music Pastor degree from North Central University and has since been following the call to work and serve in the local church. She enjoys writing music, traveling, and exploring the best coffee shops Minneapolis has to offer. You can contact Bekah at:

  • RYAN SPECK - Director of operations

    Ryan oversees all of our set-up and tear-down ministries at Renovation. He is a graduate of Hennepin Technical College with a degree in carpentry. Ryan met his wife Alissa at Grace Fellowship (a parent church of Renovation Church). In his spare time, Ryan enjoys fishing, golfing, wakeboarding, snowboarding, and watching the Philadelphia Eagles. You can contact Ryan at:

  • Collin schultz - worship coordinator

    Collin graduated from Western Governor's University with a degree in Mathematics. He started playing on the worship team in high school, and has continued playing with his band Seventh Hour at camps and conferences. He is married to his wife Stephanie, and he enjoys all things Minnesota sports and music. You can contact Collin at: